Voting ends, counting underway at Sekondi and Shama


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By Mildred Siabi-Mensah, GNA 

Sekondi, Aug. 24, GNA – Voting has ended
successfully at both the Sekondi and Shama election centres where delegates and
party executives voted to elect candidates for the Parliamentary slot of the
National Democratic Party.

At sekondi a total of 624 delegates were
expected to cast their ballots either in favour or against the three
candidates’: Charlotte Odoom, one time Metropolitan Chief Executive, Betty
Bosomtwe-Sam, a former Deputy Minister and Mr. Hagan popularly called
“Panyah” among party faithfuls.

Observations during and after the process
was that of a serene atmosphere where delegates voted in a quiet and orderly
manner with maximum security provided by the police.

The delegates from 64 branches of the party
voted at Sekondi.

At Shama, the process also went on
successfully. When GNA visit the centre, party agents representing the four
contestants were observing the process of sorting out of the ballot papers to
enable the electoral officers count the votes.